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Strawberry Schaum Torte

 Strawberry Schaum Torte
I've served this impressive dessert at baptisms and holidays and enjoy making it for our children and grandchildren when they come to visit.
12 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Bake: 45 min. + cooling


  • 6 egg whites
  • 2 teaspoons water
  • 2 teaspoons white vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 package (3 ounces) strawberry gelatin
  • 1/2 cup boiling water
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen sliced strawberries
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • Dash salt
  • 1-1/2 cups whipped cream


  • Place egg whites in a large bowl; let stand at room temperature for
  • 30 minutes. Add the water, vinegar, vanilla, baking powder and salt.
  • Beat on medium speed until soft peaks form. Gradually beat in sugar,
  • 2 tablespoons at a time, on high until stiff glossy peaks form and
  • sugar is dissolved.
  • Spread evenly into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Bake at
  • 300° for 45 minutes. Turn off oven and do not open door; let
  • crust dry in oven overnight.
  • For filling, in a bowl, dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Stir in

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Strawberry Schaum Torte (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • the strawberries, lemon juice and salt (mixture will thicken
  • quickly). Fold in cream. Spread over crust. Store in the
  • refrigerator. Yield: 12 servings.
Wine: Sweet White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.